Nim Nuggets: Nim talk at Strange Loop 2021

Elronnd elronnd at
Sun Oct 17 22:45:25 UTC 2021

On Sunday, 17 October 2021 at 08:15:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> Lisp is fundamentally different. It started out as an 
> interpreter and later added native code generation. There never 
> really was a difference between compile time and runtime for 
> Lisp.

Lisp has pretty much always been compiled.  EG. maclisp (a very 
early, very influential lisp, started off in the 60s or 70s).  
And there were papers in the 80s comparing lisp's numerical 
performance to fortran's.

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